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The water is not coming into the machine and the tablet is still dry even though it comes out the draw, the dishwasher makes a noise but no water s getting into the machine

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Check your water inlet hose and any filters attached to it. Some hoses have a little turnkey tab to turn them off. Make sure this has not accidently gone into the shut off position. If you pull out the machine you will hear if the water is coming in through the inlet hose.

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How are you arranging the dishes, can the water reach all surfaces? (Think tempest in a teapot).

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